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What can nasal polyps lead to?

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Nasal polyps make you more likely to have long-term (chronic) sinusitis. Large ones can even change the shape of your nose.

From: What Are Nasal Polyps? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Merck Manual Home Edition: "Nasal Polyps."

Merck Manual Professional: "Nasal Polyps."

American Rhinologic Society: "Nasal Polyps."

General Hospital for Children: "Nasal Polyps."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 18, 2018

SOURCES:

Merck Manual Home Edition: "Nasal Polyps."

Merck Manual Professional: "Nasal Polyps."

American Rhinologic Society: "Nasal Polyps."

General Hospital for Children: "Nasal Polyps."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 18, 2018

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